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City of San Antonio and Bexar County provide updates on COVID-19

Communications and Public Affairs: 207-7234
Published on Monday, March 30, 2020

City of San Antonio and Bexar County provide updates on COVID-19

CONTACT:
For members of the media, please contact:
covid19media@sanantonio.gov
Laura Mayes, City of San Antonio (210) 207-1337
Michelle Vigil, City of San Antonio (210) 207-8172
 

For questions from the general public, please contact:
COVID-19@sanantonio.gov
COVID-19 Hotline (210) 207-5779

 

INFORMATION CURRENT AS OF 2:00PM

SAN ANTONIO (March 30, 2020) — The City of San Antonio and Bexar County provided the following updates regarding COVID-19.
 
San Antonio and Bexar County confirm sixth COVID-19 related death
The City of San Antonio and Bexar County confirmed the area’s sixth COVID-19-related death. The individual was a male in his 50s and had underlying health conditions. He received treatment at Methodist Northeast Hospital for an unrelated health issue and passed away there.
 
San Antonio Police Officer tests positive for COVID-19, contracted through travel
This afternoon, the San Antonio Police Department confirmed that an officer tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The contact investigation of this officer’s case identified travel as the source of the infection.
 
Metro Health has determined that two other SAPD officers are at a high risk of exposure and will be quarantined for 14 days, in alignment with CDC’s recommendations. Metro Health is evaluating any potential exposure to additional personnel and will determine whether any other measures are necessary. The department continues to take all the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of all SAPD personnel and the public.
 
The officer is a seven-year veteran of the department, and we wish him a speedy recovery as he recovers at home.

 

FOUR WAYS TO SIGN UP FOR COVID-19 ALERTS

  1. Download the Ready South Texas app, available in the iTunes and Google Play stores
  2. Text COSAGOV to 55000 to receive SMS text message updates
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  4. Bookmark www.SanAntonio.gov

Public service announcements on social distancing, prevention and testing are available here. 

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